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Jarrod Parker Earns Win in Oakland vs Chicago Game

Jarrod Parker Earns Win in Oakland vs Chicago Game

Oakland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Chicago scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -117 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Jarrod Parker earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Josh Donaldson in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 6 hits, while Chicago only had 3.

Grant Balfour pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Oakland heads into a battle against Milwaukee. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.